In Turkey archaeologists have discovered a 1,700-year-old statue

In the ancient city of Perga (now Antalya province, Turkey) archaeologists have discovered a 1,700-year-old statue of woman, Hellenistic period, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

According to the publication, this finding is consisting of two parts: a torso and a broken head, was the first sculpture in 2020, was found in Perge. The excavation is headed by Sedef Kokay Kepke, Professor of archaeology at Istanbul University.

It is expected that the figure III-rd century ad will be placed in the Archaeological Museum of Antalya after the completion of the restoration work.

Excavations in the ancient city was started in 1946 by scientists from Istanbul University and is still underway. In 2009 this place is situated in 18 km from Antalya, was included in the world heritage list of UNESCO.